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people bundled up tonight all around the bay area. it is chilly, boy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the
. i'm carolyn johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula, san mateo, redwood city, wet around belmont and 42nd avenue and foster city across the s
tonight all around the bay area. it is chilly, boy. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. we are also seeing fast-moving showers and lightning strikes. >> abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it for us on live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, our radar is now seeing the activity dying down. it was watching it develop. let me show you where we are still seeing some very light returns right now. live doppler 7hd is tracking some light rain around watsonville, out toward 129 and highway 1. take a look at this loop over the last three hours. the rain moved from the antioch rio vista area to the livermore valley. quickly moving into san jose, the santa cruz mountains we have had reports of hail and some brief downpours and snow in the mount hamilton-mount diablo area and one lightning strike east of fremont. as you look here the cold is settling in. another freeze warning for the santa clara valley. 2:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. freeze damage to crops and sensitive plants. light purple and bay shoreline under a frost advisory. temperatures in the low to mid30s. i'll be b
with the san francisco bay bridge. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. did that warning come in time for the bar pilot and the crew to do anything? that will be a key question as the investigation begins in ernest. tonight a representative from the national transportation safety board is in the bay area. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live with what we are learning about the moments before the accident. cornell? >> yes, before yesterday's accident there was a warning. the oil tanker was getting way too close to the bay bridge. tonight as you can see that oil tanker remains anchored off treasure island. tomorrow the ntsb gets to work to find out what happened. the coast guard has listened to recordings of radio traffic and confirms the tanker overseas rain bar was warned it was on a collision course with the tower of the bay bridge. it came from the vessel traffic service. the new information is sure to be a factor when the ntsb begins its investigation. >> what we will be doing is gathering investigation. throughout the investigation we will be lookin
. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. did that warning come in time for the bar pilot and the crew to do anything? that will be a key question as the investigation begins in ernest. tonight a representative from the national transportation safety board is in the bay area. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is live with what we are learning about the moments before the accident. cornell? >> yes, before yesterday's accident there was a warning. ing way tanker was too close to the bay bridge. tonight as you can see that oil tanker remains anchored off treasure island. tomorrow the ntsb gets to work to find out what happened. the coast guard has listened to recordings of radio traffic and confirms the tanker overseas rain bar was warned it was on a collision course with the tower of the bay bridge. it came from the vessel traffic service. the new information is sure to be a factor when the ntsb begins its investigation. >> what we will be doing is gathering investigation. throughout the investigation we will be looking at the van, the machine and the envi
mother's arms. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her child away and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down pavin drive
his mother's arms. good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her child away and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down p
'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. the mother is scared, but the toddler is okay. it happened in east san jose. thomas roman is there live to explain exactly what happened. thomas? >> dan, we spoke to the child's father who told us he is not going to comment. he will let san jose police deal with this attempted kidnapping. the mother basically had a tug of war with this suspect in order to save her child. san jose police received a call at 5:37. according to police the two-year-old was playing in this front yard here in east san jose. toys belonging to the children in the home are now gathered by the home's front door. the child's mother told police a stranger came up to where her daughter was playing and made a comment about the child. the comment made the mother uncomfortable. as she picked the girl up, the stranger grabbed the girl's legs and tried to pull the child away from her. after a short struggle with the man the mother managed to pull her and run and run into the house where she called police. the suspect ran down pavin drive after the ordeal. several police units responded and
is up next. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. from all of us here, thanks for watching. > th >>> this is "world news." tonight, coming clean? lance armstrong says i'm sorry, after more than a decade of denials. has the tour de france champion begun an apology tour? >>> time for action. what the president is planning to do about gun violence. >>> real money. we show one family how they're paying $1,000 too much on their cell phone bill. they get back real money and you can, too. >> holy mamma jamma. >>> and homecoming. big news today from our very own robin roberts. >> i'm coming home. >>> good evening to you on this monday. and as we come on the air, a powerful greek drama is playing out in america. a former champion, lance
'm cheryl jennings. dan ashley and carolyn johnson have the night off. it means most of us, most of us will avoid a big income tax hike. it came after a bitter debate, but as one republican congressman said tonight, you have to know when to hold em and know when to fold em. now more from karen travers. >> after months of drama and last-minute negotiations congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. after the vote, a rare late-night statement from president obama. >> this law is just one step in the broader effort to strengthen our economy and broaden the opportunity for everybody. >> lawmakers completely blew their deadline. they didn't get the grand bargain that both claim was parties claim was their ultimate goal. but tonight both democrats and republicans gave themselves credit forgetting something done.y, veryis a very, very strg first step. >> this is an important one. this is a critical one for the future of the country. >> there was considerable happened wringing about a lack of spending cuts. some wanted to add them in, but ultimately there weren't enough vot
'm in for dan ashley. >>> an investigate is underway why a taverner ship crashed into the bay bridge. right now the ship is moored in the bay. and u cosco busan which hit the bridge no, oil spoiled today. we're on treasure island with more. reporter: tourists coming to treasure island tonight are snapping pictures of san francisco and also snapping pictures of this, the over overa's raymar, it's all lit up as investigators try to find out why it happen. environmentalist believe no royal was spilled. >> we are looking at this as a close call and to learn lessons from. >> deb, on a tour of the bay, took these pictures and knows an oil spill disaster was averted. >> this time of year the currents are moving really fast and a lot of damage can happen as soon as oil is on the water. >> sky 7hd was over the 751-foot oil tanker overseas raymar, minutes after the vessel side-swiped a tower of the bay bridge, damaging the hull. investigators were combing every inch of the ship. >> the damage appears to be well above the waterline and a crushing of the metal structure itself, no penetration of the hull i
to survive. >>> good evening, i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm in for dan ashley. >>> an investigate is underway why a taverner ship crashed into the bay bridge. right now the ship is moored in the bay. and unlike the cosco busan which hit the bridge no, oil spoiled today. we're on treasure island with more. reporter: tourists coming to treasure island tonight are snapping pictures of san francisco and also snapping pictures of this, the over overa's raymar, it's all lit up as investigators try to find out why it happen. environmentalist believe no royal was spilled. >> we are looking at this as a close call and to learn lessons from. >> deb, on a tour of the bay, took these pictures and knows an oil spill disaster was averted. >> this time of year the currents are moving really fast and a lot of damage can happen as soon as oil is on the water. >> sky 7hd was over the 751-foot oil tanker overseas raymar, minutes after the vessel side-swiped a tower of the bay bridge, damaging the hull. investigators were combing every inch of the ship. >> the damage appears to be well above the waterline and a
at 6:00. >> world news is coming up next. i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. from all of us here, >>> this is "world news." tonight, gabby's fight. two years after the shooting in tucson, we sit down with former congresswoman gabby giffords and mark kelly. their news about stopping gun violence. and what we learned about the best and worst part of her day. >>> tinderbox. the historic inferno blazing tonight. and a warning. how americans should prepare for the new record-breaking heat. >>> restaurant reality. the menu gives calorie counts. we have a test in the lab. >>> and, secret lives. a new camera revealing truly surprising things rare animals do and say by the light of the moon. watch it tonight. >>> good evening.
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. but to fight it is clear she is not dead. 234* fact, she doesn't even exist. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. tonight there are questions about what quarterback teo knew about the hoax and when. leslie brinkley is here now with the latest for us. >> the one thing that is certain is the girlfriend never existed. the question is now was he behind the hoax or a vehicle tim of the hoax. here are both sides of this bewildering story. notre dame's star line backer endured the death of his grandmother and then his girlfriend within six hours of each other last september. he says he met his girlfriend after the 2009 stanford football game. the on-line relationship included her involvement in a serious car accident and then her death. >> the love of my life. the last thing she said to me was i love you. >> he then lead the irish to a series of stunning victories propelled by his success and his inspirational story. he was a finalist for the heisman trophy as he president co-ed to grieve publicly for his girlfriend. >> my brother called me and was crying and crying and crying. that's when i kn
. >> i'm dan ashley. tonight san francisco police are investigating an allegation of sexual assault involving crabtree. police say the incident happened last sunday morning in a san francisco hotel. he has not been detained or arrested. crabtree is said to be cooperating with police. he joined the team on the trip to atlanta for sunday's nfc championship game, and that's where abc7 news sports reporter mike shumann is live tonight. shu, what bad timing for this bombshell. >> well, dan, there is never good timing for a situation like this. the 49ers arrived 11:15 eastern standard time at the ritz carlton in downtown atlanta. crabtree was on the first bus. he was in the second row. he stood up and then sat back down as about 10 or 15 other players and 49er personnel got off the bus almost trying to distract us. they were trying to make it tough for us to shoot anybody getting off the bus. and then michael walked off the bus. you can see he was escorted by a personnel security man in the red baseball cap. he was there for two to three seconds and then he was gone. i have to believe a l
's body was found in the snow in south lake tahoe. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. hundreds of friends and relatives shared their grief and affection for alyssa including her brother who gave his heart felt thanks for everyone's efforts to find her. abc7 news reporter john alston is live at casa grande high school in petaluma. john some. >> carolyn, the candles continue to burn at the school and people are still stoping by to pay their reports. earlier this whole area was packed, and what made this vigil so powerful and poignant were all of the people and the near complete silence. for more than an hour, the crowd of a hundred stood there and barely said a word. toward the end alyssa burn's brother got up to thank everyone. >> all we need to focus on is moving forward and just healing, but we need to focus on the healing. from the bottom of my heart and the bo the tom of my family's heart i want to say thank you. >> thank you. >> they came to casa grande high school where she graduated in 2011, gathering next to the field where she played lacrosse with so many of her friends
'm dan ashley. cop in los angeles and new now they are deciding whether they should hire him as a police consultant. alan wang is now live. he is certainly continue controversial. >> yes, the council addressing this an hour ago. but they had 150 speakers and they are prepared to go until 2:00 a.m. the council will be voting on whether or not to hire an over all -- an over all police consulting team that includes william bratten. about 20 police officers were called in to deal with a large group of people who do not want the city to hire high-profile police consultant. his zero tolerance police strategies have been controversial in other cities where he has worked. they say it gives officers too much discretion and leads to racial profiling and harassment. one man said his recent experience is typical. >> a police officer told me why am i sitting on my neighbor's stairs? i said because this is my neighbor's stairs. >> they left leaving a contingent of 10 local pastors to appeal to the hiring of bratton. >> i support the chief. >> he brought crime down in l.a. and he helped to get minority
johnson. jay i'm dan ashley. here is a look at interstate 80. they are driving with wet and hazy conditions. the roads are slick, but there are no reports of any major problems. we saw showers for most of the day and into the night in several shots like this one in pleasanton. let's get the latest on the rain from meteorologist sandhya patel with live doppler 7hd. >> dan and carolyn, this system is very slow moving. it is not in a hurry to get out of here. i'll show you where we are still getting rain. this is the same system that started the rain this afternoon. from ukiah to clear lake we have seen light to moderate rain. i will take you in closer around the clear lake area where they are getting some of the moderate rain indicated in the yellow. calistoga, saint huh -- saint helena getting light rain and around first avenue as you can see and out toward fairfield light rain, alaska avenue. as we pan around the bay area from san francisco down the paw finishes law -- the peninsula, san mateo, redwood city, wet around belmont and 42nd avenue and foster city across the san mateo
'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. this fire began just before 7:00 tonight at the original pepper belly's come tee club in fairfield. ama dates is there live with the latest. >> carolyn, take a look behind me and you can see how many firecrews are still out here four hours after the first call came in. a lot of the firecrews have left, but there are many on scene. the comedy and variety theater is on the corner of texas street. take a look at what it looked like earlier when the fire first broke out. sky 7hd is high above the scene. the flames went through the roof. they have been able to contain the fire to just that building. when we got here it was burning so hot they could not stay. they had to go outside and fight this fire defensively. five alarms, several firecrews from napa and solano county came out to battle the blaze. right now crews are just wrapping up. >> we are going to keep the company out here for the rest of the night. we are going have the investigation team come in in the morning which is the normal protocol. we have no leads as far as anything being sus
a popular comedy club. good evening. i'm carolyn johnson. dan ashley has the night off. this fire began just before 7:00 tonight at the original pepper belly's come tee club in fairfield. ama dates is there live with the latest. >> carolyn, take a look behind me and you can see how many firecrews are still out here four hours after the first call came in. a lot of the firecrews have left, but there are many on scene. the comedy and variety theater is on the corner of texas street. take a look at what it looked like earlier when the fire first broke out. sky 7hd is high above the scene. the flames went through the roof. they have been able to contain the fire to just that building. when we got here it was burning so hot they could not stay. they had to go outside and fight this fire defensively. five alarms, several firecrews from napa and solano county came out to battle the blaze. right now crews are just wrapping up. >> we are going to keep the company out here for the rest of the night. we are going have the investigation team come in in the morning which is the normal protocol. we have n
is not far from the last place he was seen alive. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. crime scene investigators removed possible evidence from the home. 10-year-old kevin collins disappeared february 10th, 1984. he was last seen at a bus stop. it is a block away from today's search. abc7 news broke this story this afternoon at 4:00 with details on the investigation that no one else has. john alston spoke with kevin's mother and brother. >> kevin, colin's mother said the family would have performed some form of closure -- preferred some form of closure. the bones indicate they were from an animal, but a final determination has to be made. police finally left the home after an all day search for the body of kevin collins. the boy's mother getting calls and e-mails of support. >> partly relief it is animal bones. partly sorry it is not closure. especially for my children and my grandchildren. >> only abc7 news was here this morning as san francisco police and the fbi began their search of the basement. a cadaver-sniffing dog detected something in the floor and city crews tore up a po
24 years after she vanished. i'm carolyn johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the case remains an active investigation after all of these years. he was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanishe
johnson. >> and i'm dan ashley. the case remains an active investigation after all of these years. he was last seen on this date in 1989 on her way to an ice skating lesson in dublin. john alston spoke with her parents and he is live with the latest on the case. john? >> reporter: dan, eileen was last seen here on san ramon road. her family and her supporters walked by here in an annual ritual to keep this case alive. for the 24th year they made this walk through dublin and leading more than a hundred supporters. >> the turnout is amazing. i always worry there won't be anybody here and we have had a marvelous and an amazing turnout. >> i just hope this all leads to some information that might come out about eileen. >> reporter: eileen was 13 when she vanished while walking home from wells middle school on her way home from ice skating practice. that was january 30th, 1989. a missing children website has photos of what she might look like as an adult. tonight the procession went along the route she was thought to have followed when she vanished. in the group was her twin brother, now 3
in marin county things you need to know to avoid those ád hi interest there, i'm dan ashley. coming up at 5:00, a family ordered out of thifr home for the mess littering their property nearly a decade. it's a story you'll see only on abc 7 news. and star buck was a way to keep cups out of the landfills. but it will cost you. all that have is coming up at 5:00. >> right now here is diane sawyer with a look at world news at 5:30. >> hello. happy newor to everyone in the bay area. tonight we're going to breakdown this new deal on the fiscal cliff. what it means for taxes and the family wallet. and also, the danger at the family grill tonight. what can happen in cooler weather, it's based on our espn anchor hannah storm, her terrifying story. if you've resolved to exercise, see a 101-year-old woman 1111111g >>> as we told you the man killed when being swept away by a sneaker wave has been identified. >> he was walking on the beach with his wife and dog when a wave suddenly hit. wayne freedman joins us live now from the marin coast with more on this tragedy and danger those waves posed. wayne? >
fatigue. i'm david louie. we'll have the story coming up. >> i'm dan ashley. coming up at 5:00 caught in the act. a burglary ring busted a bian alert homeowner. then taking you to san jose. the heart of innovation and technology is turning to old world trends to boost dining and business, downtown. hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> consumers spend over one trillion dollars on electronics from mobile phones to big screen tvs. >> but this endless cycle every six to 12 months could northbound trouble. >> abc 7 news explains why. >> it's sometime said consumer electronics are what you need, but might not want. christine lopez isn't rushing out to buy the latest. >> it's too expensive. i think i'm pine with what i have, usually. >> this week, 68% of consumers said they're okay with what they have with new models coming out nearly. sometimes in, six months consumers may have developed fati
anchor dan ashley looks into the plan to move forward without forgetting the past. >> the cold rush was still in full swing when pier 70 became a major ship building and repair port for the west coast t played a major role in the building of the country during the spanish american and world wars. it helped build the west, supplying everything from the mining operations to the transcontinental railroad. >> steal from bethlehem helped support the construction of the golden gate bridge, the last major in project was the pier52. >> big ships still come here but other industries that flourished here's have moved on leaving a lifeless water front. port is hoping to change that with a $222 million revitalization plan to bring thousands of people back to pier70. >> it will be a change. it will be a new destination of san francisco and people to come and under the history of this site. >> it calls for new shops, restaurants and small manufacturing facilities. where ships once launched, there will be a new bay front park. developer forest city will handle a third of the pier. it hopes to buil
. in this morning's assignment 7 report, abc7 news anchor dan ashley looks into the plan to move forward without forgetting the past. >> the gold rush was still in full swing when pier 70 became a major ship building and repair port for the west coast. it played a major role in the building of the country during the spanish-american and world wars. steel here helped build the west. supplying everything from the mining operations to the transcontinental railroad. >> steel from bethlehem helped support the construction of the golden gate bridge. the last major in project was the pier 52. >> big ships still come here, for repairs, but other industries that flourished here's have moved on, leaving a lifeless waterfront. the port is hoping to change that with a $242 million revitalization plan to bring thousands of people back to pier 70. >> it will be a dramatic change. it will be a new destination of san francisco and people to come and understand the history of this site. >> the plans call for new shops, restaurants and small manufacturing facilities. where ships once launched, there will be a new
the shult down a new 7-11 store tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00. >> that is our report. i'm dan ashley. >> from all of us here at abc 7 news, thanks for joining us. >> go, niners. >> see you at 9:00 and 11:00. this is "jeopardy!" today's contestants are... a fund administration manager from everett, massachusetts... ...a technical project manager ew york, new york... ...and our returning champion, a strategic analyst for nasa from hunstville, alabama... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thanks, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome aboard. kristin's total of close to $18,000 would be a lot higher if we hadn't had some killer final jeopardy!s last week. i hope this week turns out to be a little different for her and helengers, tim and scott. welcome aboard, gentlemen. good luck to all three of you. here comes the jeopardy! round. there's one daily double on the board in oner chalese categories. and finally, you're gonna love this one... [ laughter ] alex: kristin, start us. let's start with buddy, guy for $200. kristin. what is bro? bro is right. bud
what? we're getting ready to warm up. >> good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> we have developing news tonight about a police officer shot and killed in sacramento county. >> police released new details about how it happened. the officer was responding to a burglary in the city of galt today. just before noon confronting a person near the apartment where the burglary was reported. the man reskpiftd pulled a gun, shot the officer. other officers could not get a clear line on the suspect. both suspect and officer died this,nwz;s the department's first officer killed in the line of duty since it opened in 1946. >> facebook made an announcement today that do could give google competition, facebook getting into the search business bringing it's one billion users closer to together.é(/8 david louie is live with more on this for us. david? >> it had to happen. facebook found a way to get users to find out information posted by facebook 1 billion other users likes, disi likes, home towns and morks much more. after a media event no, video cameras were allowed. >> people don't think about faceb
the program going. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> the program proved so successful, it ran out of money after just a couple hours. abc 7 news is live in novato tonight and in novato police departments are quiet now but this morning there was a line down the block. the district attorney in marin county said he had no idea how many people would show up, tonight he's been surprised. >> in marin city, people lined up to trade their guns. >> i bought a rifle about 25 years old. >> i brought in an ak. >> this is a 22 rifle. just had been sitting around for years and years.
murder victim. >> good evening i'm dan ashley. >> a man admits he made a career out of ripping off drivers in san francisco spoke about hoiz howe he's done it. tonight from jaishlgs he told his story to abc 7 news reporter vic lee vick has been following this story more than a year and now here with what you'll see on abc 7 news. >> the crime takingpú money while posing as a parking lot attendant may be a prime minister but -- plm plm -- misdemeanor. george anderson has a long rap sheet about 50 criminal charges and today spoke to us openly about himself. for doing what he does best. >> walk in there to $200. >> george anderson is one of the busiest criminals in san francisco. his specialty? conning drivers out of money. he goes to unattended parking lots that have pay stations and poses as an attendant collecting money from drivers as they pull in. the 50-year-old career criminal says most drivers don't read warning signs. >>
a slap on the wrist. >> good evening, everyone. i'm carolyn johnson. >> i'm dan ashley. there is developing news in the search of a petaluma woman missing from a hotel at lake ta show where she was celebrating the new year, sheriff deputies trying to trace a call made with her cell phone after she disappeared. her name is alisa burn, and she have team coverage for you tonight. abc 7 news is with her family and n.peta luma. we're going to start with nick smith on the search underway in lake tahoe. nick?
away from ploos. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> police say he is a member of a street gang with a long rap sheet, accused of firing shots in a public housing complex at 14th and valencia streets before getting into a deadly accident on south vanness and 21st street. we're live at the crash scene with the latest on this investigation. leanne? >> investigators told me he was up to no good. the 19-year-old faces two charges of -- two counts of murder, i should say this, is new, he faces three counts of attempted murder related to that drive by shooting. police told me he shot at plea people before the crash. thisgÑ
that took the life of her child. good evening, i'm cheryl jennings. >> and i'm dan ashley. tonight police are looking for suspects in the city's 131 murder of the year. gunshots tookt life of a 15-year-old jabril jordan, killed while walking with her friends in east oakland. nick smith is live with more on the investigation. nick? >> good evening. the chief says this case hits close to home because the victim is only one year older than his own daughter. he says he and his department are using every available resource to find the shooter, and anyone connected to the crime. >> she's a good girl. a sweetheart. >> the 15-year-old was shot and killed in east oakland yesterday. making her the 12th oakland teen to die as the result of gun violence this year. >> they said he just came out november where. and... just, and they said he was trying[u to shoot someone else. >> the victim's younger brother says she were talking on their way to bart. she says they were caught in the cross fire of shots being exchanged between two boys and before she could get out of the way, one bullet struck her in t
much. i'm dan ashley. we appreciate your time. join us in the morning at 4:30 a.m. we are always available of course at abc7news.com and facebook and twitter at abc7 news bay area. >> good night, everyone. [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 delicious flavors of yoplait light, now at 90 calories each. yoplait, it is so good! progresso. your new light creamy potato with bacon & cheese soup says it's 100 calories a serving. that's right. in what world do potatoes, bacon and cheese add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... [ whispers ] 100 calories... ma'am, hello? ma'am? [ female announcer ] find progresso light for a great price today at your local safeway store. >>> tonight on "nightline," killer romance? a tale of love turned deadly as a young woman is accused of shooting, slashing and stabbing her one-time boyfriend. tonight the shocking crime and explosive evidence that could
in petaluma. the teenager's body was found in the snow in south lake tahoe. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. hundreds of friends and relatives shared their grief and affection for alyssa including her brother who gave his heart felt thanks for everyone's efforts to find her. abc7 news reporter john alston is live at casa grande high school in petaluma. john some. >> carolyn, the candles continue to burn at the school and people are still stoping by to pay their reports. earlier this whole area was packed, and what made this vigil so powerful and poignant were all of the people and the near complete silence. for more than an hour, the crowd of a hundred stood there and barely said a word. toward the end alyssa burn's brother got up to thank everyone. >> all we need to focus on is moving forward and just healing, but we need to focus on the healing. from the bottom of my heart and the bo the tom of my family's heart i want to say thank you. >> thank you. >> they came to casa grande high school where she graduated in 2011, gathering next to the field where she played lacrosse with so m
coastline. a bill chicago that could bring another day or two of frigid weather. i'm dan ashley. >> carolyn: i'm carolyn johnson. it doesn't happen very often in the bay area. this is video from sky7hd. it's mount hamilton. it look like snow but shasta is closer to the lick observatory it's actually a layer of frost here. karina rusk and heather ishimaru let's begin with sandhya patel. you'll see there are very few clouds and rain and snow is gone. santa cruz mountains picked up an inch and down in southern monterey county, up to six inches of snow. it's all gone. we have a freeze warning friday and saturday mornings for the north bay including the mountains and interior valleys including san jose. temperatures mid 20s to low 30s. freeze damage is certainly possible to crops and sensitive vegetation. frost advisory for the next two mornings for the bayshore line. temperatures low to mid-30s. you'll want to cover your plants bring them inside. don't forget about the pets. i'll be back to show you how low the temperatures will go. >> dan: karina rusk went out looking for snow today and you fo
could be spent. >> i'm dan ashley in the newsroom. coming up at 5:00, first day in court for a boyfriend accused of setting his girlfriend on fire. and new college trend that is real sign of the times. they are freezing tuition and upping scholarship offers. >>> for first time in years, california is set to end the year with money in the bank. >> the governor unveiled his new spending plan and welcome news for education. nannette miranda is live in sacramento with more on this for us. >> reporter: if you look at just the state's general fund, things do look rosier but it doesn't account for the big debt that california has to pay back but the governor sees this as great progress. >> over here.... >> he says the budget deficit has been wiped out. and spending in kindergarten through 12th great will go up $2700 under a controversial proposal to give schools more money. >> growing up in richmond is not like it is growing up in los gatos or piedmont. >> higher education will see a bump of $2,000 per student in the same time period. all thanks to resounding economy and california voters for a
johnson. >> dan: i'm dan ashley. for all of us here, we appreciate your time. we will see you at 9:00 and 11:00. this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants -- an attorney and taiko drummer from houston, texas... ...a performance artist from tallahassee, florida... ...and our returning champion, a strategic analyst for nasa, from huntsville, alabama... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- ex trebek! thanks, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to our program. $6,700 doesn't sound like a lot, and it's not on "jeopardy!" usually our champions average about $15,000, $16,000, but we had a tough final yesterday, but kristin knocked off a four-day champion to take the champion's lectern position. parker and natalie are the challengers, so goo to all three. here we go into the jeopardy! round. and today you have to deal with these categories... alex: kristin, start us. let's start with gee! it's geology for $200. parker. what is a plateau? you got it. i'll take the same category for $400.
and only in san francisco, a battle over the right to bare all. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> the group is trying to get the federal court to overturn the ban on public nudity, scheduled to take affect next month. the city wants the case tossed. abc news joins us live from the federal court house with the story. carolyn? >> well, it began with supervisor scott weiner who says his constituents complained two years about a group of naked guys hanging out in the castro neighborhood. he convinced colleagues on the board to enact this ban, taking affect february 1 unless today's legal challenge is successful. anyone who visits the federal building knows it's almost always cold and windy. this time, they're stripping down to protest the stripping away of what they consider a civil liberty. this is like asking a gay person 20, 30 years ago. why is it important to you to be gay? >> george davis is a plaintiff in this lawsuit, asking a judge to step n last month, san francisco supervisors passed a measure prohibiting most displays of public nudity. the attorney says it's a violation of free spee
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